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O.J. Simpson grimaces as he tries on one (Credit: AP)

O.J. Simpson grimaces as he tries on one of the leather gloves prosecutors say he wore the night his Ron Goldman and his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson were murdered, during the Simpson double-murder trial in Los Angeles. (June 15, 1995)

Celebrities in court

A look at some of the more famous celebrity-involved court cases in recent history.

O.J. Simpson grimaces as he tries on one
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O.J. Simpson grimaces as he tries on one of the leather gloves prosecutors say he wore the night his Ron Goldman and his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson were murdered, during the Simpson double-murder trial in Los Angeles. (June 15, 1995)

Casey Anthony, who was charged with killing her
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Casey Anthony, who was charged with killing her 2-year-old daughter Caylee Anthony, sits in the courtroom during her trial in Orlando, Fla. (March 18, 2012)

Charles Manson heads for court in Los Angeles
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Charles Manson heads for court in Los Angeles to listen to further cross-examinations of the state's star witness, Linda Kasablan, in his trial for murder in the slayings of actress Sharon Tate and six others. (Aug. 6, 1970)

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Former middleweight boxing contender Rubin
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Former middleweight boxing contender Rubin "Hurricane" Carter leaves Passaic County courthouse in Patterson, N.J. Carter was sentenced to two consecutive life terms for the slaying of three people. In 1985, after spending 18 years in prison, a judge overturned Carter's conviction and released him from prison. (June 29, 1967)

Former Playboy model Anna Nicole Smith was involved
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Former Playboy model Anna Nicole Smith was involved in a famous court case over who is entitled to the estate of her late husband J. Howard Marshall II. After Marshall's death, his son E. Pierce Marshall and Smith began a court battle. Smith claimed that Marshall promised to provide for her through a gift from a catchall trust, but his son was the beneficiary of the $1.6 billion estate and the will specified nothing for his young widow. The case was never settled because of E. Pierce’s and then Anna’s untimely deaths. (Feb. 28, 2006)

NFL quarterback Michael Vick leaves federal court in
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NFL quarterback Michael Vick leaves federal court in Richmond, Va, with attorney Lawrence Woodward, after pleading guilty to a federal dogfighting charge. (Aug. 27, 2007)

Michael Jackson (R) and his father Joe Jackson
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Michael Jackson (R) and his father Joe Jackson arrive at the Santa Barbara Country courthouse in Santa Maria, California for Michael Jackson's child molestation trial. (April 26, 2005)

Actor and director Woody Allen leaves State Supreme
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Actor and director Woody Allen leaves State Supreme Court in New York after actress and former lover Mia Farrow testified in the custody case she was fighting with Allen. Farrow accused Allen of molesting their 7-year-old adopted daughter. (March 26, 1993)

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Music producer Phil Spector, charged with fatally shooting
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Music producer Phil Spector, charged with fatally shooting actress Lana Clarkson, appears for a hearing in Los Angeles Superior Court. Spector stayed out of the Hollywood spotlight for years until Clarkson's death and Spector and his lawyers claim the actress shot herself. (Sept. 26, 2005)

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